tut

[pronounced as an alveolar click; spelling pronunciation tuht]
noun
  1. an exclamation of “tut.”
verb (used without object), tut·ted, tut·ting.
  1. to utter the exclamation “tut.”
Also tut-tut.

Origin of tut

First recorded in 1520–30
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British Dictionary definitions for tuts

tut

interjection, noun, verb tuts, tutting or tutted
  1. short for tut-tut
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Word Origin and History for tuts

tut

1520s, along with tush (mid-15c.), a natural interjection expressing contempt.

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